Training

How to pedal efficiently

Pete Bonfield explains how to develop the perfect pedal technique so you get the maximum output from your effort
28 July 2016 at 12:58

Should I continue strength training in race season?

Yes says Nick Beer and Alice Hector - here they discuss how much time you should spend strength training during the triathlon season and what you should prioritise
28 July 2016 at 08:57

Gordon Benson talks Rio and training with the Brownlees

British Olympic triathlon team member Gordon Benson talks to Tim Heming about his role as a domestique and supporting the Brownlees in their quest for gold
27 July 2016 at 11:14

Turning pro: what you need to know

Are you a top age-grouper triathlete unsure whether to step-up to the pro ranks? Professional triathlete Nikki Bartlett explains what you need to know about turning pro
27 July 2016 at 09:41

Team 220 share their Rio medal predictions

Our 220 contributors tell us who they think will medal at the Olympics - who do you agree with?
26 July 2016 at 10:47

Ironman race day: 10 common mistakes

Ironman racing is a long day and that means a lot can go wrong. But it doesn’t have to if you have a methodical approach. Phil Jarvis, head triathlon coach at aerobicmonster.co.uk, points out the pitfalls we all should avoid.
25 July 2016 at 11:39

Ironman swim tips from Keri-Anne Payne

You’re a competent Ironman-distance swimmer but how do you move up to that next performance level? Olympian Keri-Anne Payne has the answers
25 July 2016 at 09:00

20 ways to boost recovery after a triathlon

Successful R&R for peaking at your next race requires more than just crashing out on the sofa. Andy Blow shows you 20 guaranteed ways to triathlon quicker next time...
22 July 2016 at 20:00

4 ways to get your run up to race speed

Nik Cook explains how to sharpen your run fitness so you can finish the run leg of a triathlon with a bang
22 July 2016 at 16:46

The Outlaw race tips

The Iron-distance race The Outlaw offers arguably the friendliest atmosphere of all UK long distance triathlons. Last year's finisher Jason Scott offers his tips for the Nottinghamshire race…
22 July 2016 at 13:56

Triathlon training: 10 tips for beginners

Elite coach Perry Agass passes on his top 10 training tips for triathletes new to the sport
22 July 2016 at 11:44

6 common foot problems triathletes face and how to treat them

Your feet have a huge impact on your triathlon performance, says Andy Barber, so you need to look after them properly. Here he explains how and the 6 most common foot problems/injuries triathletes suffer and how to treat them
22 July 2016 at 09:32

Iron-distance triathlons: the 11 toughest?

Make no mistake all 11 of these Ironman distance triathlons are tough and not for the faint-hearted, but which is the toughest long-distance race of all? We crunch some stats to find out...  (6)

6 ways to improve your triathlon swim technique

Swim Smooth founder Paul Newsome breaks down the art of swimming into six key areas
16 July 2016 at 15:08

Breaststroke technique for triathletes

Breaststroke offers novice triathletes an easier alternative to the intricacies of front crawl, and could give your swim the boost it needs, says Robin Brew
13 July 2016 at 12:21

Interval training: why and how

High intensity nterval training (HIIT) workouts will help you get faster times at your races, whatever your distance. Joe Beer explains all all you need to know and recommends some sessions
13 July 2016 at 09:45

Chris Froome vs. the world’s best triathletes

We ask two respected tri coaches how the Tour de France winner’s bike data compares
12 July 2016 at 11:37  (1)

How to improve your Ironman swim

Just because the swim in a long-distance triathlon is less than 10% of the total doesn't mean you should ignore training for it in favour of the other two disciplines says Andrew Potter. Here he explains the importance of a successful swim and how to get faster...
08 July 2016 at 11:46

How to swim in a wetsuit

Swimming in a wetsuit is quite different to swimming in a swimsuit. Robin Brew explains how to tweak your swim technique to make the most of the benefits a wetsuit offers
07 July 2016 at 10:42

What is fartlek training?

Fartlek means training at different paces and speeds within one training session and can be applied to all three triathlon disciplines; swimming, cycling and running. For example a run workout could include faster pace periods intermixed with periods at a slower pace. Paul Larkins explains more
05 July 2016 at 06:14